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EWG's Bottled Water Scorecard, 2011
January 25, 2012

EWG's Bottled Water Scorecard, 2011: Find Your Water

Ciao Acqua Naturale Natural Spring Water
Grade: F
sold by Ciao Water
Map of US showing Connecticut
State purchasedAverage gradeMeets state labeling laws?
Connecticut F n/a


n/a = not assessed

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LABEL Full information on label & website? ADVANCED TREATMENT? GRADE
SOURCE PURIFICATION TESTING
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Connecticut
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F

WATER SOURCE
Label information: None Listed
Website information: "local aquifers"
PURIFICATION METHOD
Label information: None Listed
Website information: None Listed
TESTING CONDUCTED
What information is on the label? Not Listed
Is the water quality report online? No
What tests were conducted? None Listed
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
On the label100% biodegradable. Hello. Great Taste. Goodbye Waste. Ride the wave. Drink Ciao. Great tasting water in an oxo-biodegradable bottle. The new alternative to traditional plastic. Live green. Bottled at the source. Bottled by: Grand Springs, Dist., Alton, VA 24520. Distributed by Ciao Inc., Boulder, CO 80301

WATER QUALITY REPORT (WQR)
Is the WQR available online? No
What is contained in the WQR? No WQR available
Does WQR available provide comparable information to municipal WQR? No

DATA SOURCE(S)
Label purchase location(s) (date):
  • Nine Main Bakery & Deli, Washington, CT (Jul-10)
Official website:ciaowater.com

LABEL 1: SCORE/GRADE DETAILS
Information Provided Label Website Total  
Water source 0.5 / 2.0 0.5 / 1.0 1.0 / 3.0 Grade Key
A: 8.6-10.0
B: 6.9-8.5
C: 5.0-6.8
D: 2.9-4.9
F:-2.0-2.8
Purification method 0.0 / 2.0 0.0 / 1.0 0.0 / 3.0
Testing conducted 0.0 / 1.0 0.0 / 2.0 0.0 / 3.0
Thorough water quality report? +0.0 / 1.0
Compliant with state law? -0.0 / 1.0
Basic, unknown, or no treatment -1.0 / 1.0
Total 0.5 / 5.0 0.5 / 4.0 0.0 / 10.0
Advanced treatment no treatment used/ none listed
Meets state labeling laws?
Final Grade

F